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English noun: behaviour

1. behaviour (state) the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances


SamplesThe behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments.


Synonymsbehavior


Broader (hypernym)action, activeness, activity

2. behaviour (attribute) (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people


Synonymsbehavior, conduct, demeanor, demeanour, deportment


Broader (hypernym)trait


Narrower (hyponym)citizenship, correctitude, improperness, impropriety, manner, manners, personal manner, properness, propriety, swashbuckling

3. behaviour (act) (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation


Synonymsbehavior


Broader (hypernym)activity


Narrower (hyponym)territoriality


Domain categorypsychological science, psychology

4. behaviour (act) manner of acting or controlling yourself


Synonymsbehavior, conduct, doings


Broader (hypernym)activity


Narrower (hyponym)aggression, bohemianism, dirty pool, dirty tricks, discourtesy, easiness, offence, offense, offensive activity, the way of the world, the ways of the world









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